Calming after Christmas

“It’s comin’ on Christmas, They’re cuttin’ down trees …”And so goes Joni Mitchell’s River, a song I heard a few times this holiday season. While this is not the main focus of her song (having a river that she could skate...

What I have learned in 2023

As a lifelong learner, it is unusual for me to compress my learnings into a short article, but I thought I might do so for 2023.  Many of us encountered a lot or turmoil – count the effects of climate change showing up as forest fires, floods, drought, and...

Welcome!

Thanks for checking out my blog.  I will use this space to develop thoughts and share some ideas – feel free to comment and share your perspective! As I write this, the first Sunday of Advent has been celebrated.  I have recently learned that this Sunday...

Wonderful Networks

It is easy to become disillusioned and upset when focusing on external events – from catastrophic temperature rises causing weather chaos,  from rampant inflation to housing crises, from global wars to divisions in societies – one can really be drawn in to...